UP panchayat poll candidate killed in Bhadohi

Bhadohi (UP), Apr 27 (PTI) A candidate in the Uttar Pradesh panchayat polls was beaten to death at a village here, police said.

Lalji Gautam (51) was attacked by members of his rival group at Dudwa Dharampuri village on Monday night, Circle Officer Prayank Jai said.

He died on Tuesday at his house, the officer said, adding that Gautam was a candidate for the post of village head.

Four persons have been detained in the case and a probe is on in the matter, Jai said. PTI CORR ABN ANB ANB